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PBS
Aug 4, 2009 5:30pm EDT
too many of india's police are abuse and failing at their jobs. >> parts of india have been modernizing past. the police force is still antiquated, ill-equipped and underresourced and under real pressure to fight crime. that's why some offices are cutting corners. >> and it's the people's photo shoot. why one of britain's top celebrity snappers is turning his camera on a thousand members of the public. >> hello to you. right now north korea's state news agency is reporting the country's leader kim jung il has issued a special pardon to two jailed american journalists, sentenced to 12 years hard labor for crossing the border from china illegally. now, this in the midst of a surprise trip to north korea by former u.s. president bill clinton and an historic meeting with the country's reclusive and its believed ailing leader. mr. clinton also met with two american journalists, laura ling and euna lee in what's being described as a very emotional meeting. these two women have been held in pyongyang since march. they had already begun serving a 12-year sentence with hard labor. le
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. they looked at the impact of floods in countries like india and parts of asia, what it would have on neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as our most important life support system and the vehicle through which we'll feel the impacts of climate change whether it's drought, desertification, seasonality of rivers, where before they ran year-round, all of that is going to change the world as we know it. host: we will get to viewer phone calls in a moment. i want to give folks a look at some of what blue august is about on planet green this month. here's a look. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cen
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 4:00pm EDT
's left hundreds dead. >>> plus, anger boiling over in india right now at the way one of the country's biggest stars was treated by u.s. immigration officials we're learning new details right now of the incident that's grown to a real international controversy. i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's commander for breaking news, politics, and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> he's been focusing like a laser beam on health care reform, but for a brief time today, president obama put america's servicemen and women front and center speaking at the convention in phoenix and vowing more money and help for vets struggling to deal with life after combat. let's go to our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what was the president's basic message to the vets? >> reporter: urging more patience in afghanistan, a war that has been going almost eight years, the president telling me that the fighting is fierce, that the u.s. will not defeat the tlaliban overnight. out here on the streets of the convention center, some of the groups that used to stalk preside
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 10:00am EDT
, israel, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of approximate a series of differen iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candid
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
of infections and deaths from the flu strain continues to grow. now, india is reporting its first h1n1-related deaths. the country of more than 1 billion people is steering -- fearing a possible surge in cases with its normal full season are arriving at the same time as asian monsoon season. >> in india, people offering prayer is, holding a fire ritual, asking for protection against the worldwide pandemic. this young boy says, "we want to eradicate this one slip from our country. we praise the almighty that no child or human gets affected by the swine flu." panic is spreading, too. those call center is you get when you fill your bank could be affected. contingency plans are being put in place in the event h1n1 cripple's back offices. india's most famous industry -- bollywood -- has already been hit. two movies have had to postpone shoots. the who nasa's ever caught in has reported cases of h1n1. the most recent report reports of a 10,000 deaths in the period over 98,000 cases in the americas. the who estimates that h1n1 could eventually affect 2 billion people across the globe. they say it is
WHUT
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
a 28-year high. india has had the drive for more. you have to buy this stuff at a higher rate and recover the cost from somebody. it's you and i, the consumer. that's the potential of higher food prices. >> this last year, about march, there were food riots all over. >> 28 years for the price. i look forward to it. >> taliban militants have launched an attack. insurgence fired on the officers taking control in another building. joining me is our correspondent. martin, i sense that some of this is trickling in as we speak. >> this incident took place just an hour's drive from the kabul city. they fired rockets into the nearby compound. police chief. many people from where the fighting was taking place. they fired at the insurgence sheltering there. this is not a question of leaving a bomb on a road side or anything. >> we have seen these types of attacks using mult people attackers. there's a couple of reasons for that. these institutionals aren't guarded as well as those in the afghan capitol. they are easy to strike at. these what they want to do is shore to the people that t
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of different respects and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candidate to hav
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2009 7:00pm EDT
and i have proof of this. four or five weeks ago i was in india for the first time. very excited. very early in the morning about to visit the taj mahal and picked up the paper as i was going into breakfast and there was a picture of gabriel marquez whoever ran the newspaper new it was a face that readers would recognize. he was very well known in india and the story rather marquez would ride together. to be put on the front page in terms whether he would write again and the same would happen if you ask in india or turkey, they might or might not know but they do know those people who read. which is why i have asserted high maybe wrong, but he is perhaps the world's first global novelists. 100 years of solitude which he published in 1967 was the world's first global novel that would make sense because it makes the transition from what we call traditional society mainly preliterate society from technology society that most countries are. one of the things i discovered >> it appears in the headlines and latin american newspapers and they know what is peacock. >> one of the things that st
FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
are the jobs? so the president has gone to india to tell people -- indiana to tell people that they are one of the states that will be getting quite a bit of the stimulus monday, that there will çbe incentives available for te building of batteries and battery-powered cars. that is what he is there to say. that part of the country is suffering heavily. unemployment in the area is near 20%, just about double the rest of the country. as we prepare for his remarks, let us go to our white house correspondent. mike emanuel, what else do we expect to hear from the president? >> president obama is bringing great news to the country -- company. they will begin a $39 million grant work on manufacturing electric trucks. that means when the company is fully manufacturing them, it will be able to create more jobs in the area. the company manufactures rv's. obviously, that industry took a huge hit when gasoline prices shot up, and the recession hit hard. the company had to let go a lot of people, manufacturers went out of business, and then navistar came in, but the area is still suffering from unempl
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
are getting word that a 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck near india's island. this is being felt in a number of countries. we're hearing even tokyo was shaken because of this. it's also called a tsunami watch and that watch covers india, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, bangladesh, as well. so, it could cause quite a bit of damage. we have a tsunami watch for all of those countries. it was a large magnitude quake, a 7.6 magnitude quake near india's island, but it's being felt in a number of countries including right in tokyo. they felt the aftershocks of it. >> wow. betty, there's some other news you're following right now, as well, right? >> absolutely. we want to talk gas prices making a steady upward climb. take a look at this. it's risen every day since july 21st when the national average price per gallon was $2.46. well, today it is up to $2.65, up 19 cents in just 20 days. analysts expect the price to peak as high as $2.70 a gallon, still well below last summer's record high prices. >>> and a wave of deadly bombings in iraq mass left at least 48 people dead and more than 400 i
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. we will start right on time. the ambassador from india is here. [laughter] [applause] but councilman jack evans is here. [applause] we have representatives from different embassies, as well. let me begin this morning by introducing our special guest, dr. christina romer. as many of you may know, she is the chair of the council of economic advisers. that position was established by the employment act of 1946 where it was decided that the president of united states needed independent, objective economic analysis and advice. from the time that the council was greeted the late 40's, it has had some of the most distinguished economists serving in that position. it has had a long history of very distinguished economists and dr. romer is within the tradition. she is what the best known economists in the country and one of the best known macro economist in the country. she served for 20 years as a member of the faculty of the university of california, berkeley. in that position, she became an expert on the depression, the causes and consequences, and how the u.s. government responded. she ca
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 3:00pm EDT
. >>> in india, this guy's a big bollywood star. in new jersey, just a guy who apparently looks to somebody else like a terrorist. is this a tsa profiling case or somebody trying to get publicity for themselves? i was in the grocery store when i had a heart attack. my daughter was with me. i took a bayer aspirin out of my purse and chewed it. my doctor said the bayer aspirin saved my life. please talk to your doctor about aspirin and your heart. i'm going to be grandma for a long time. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some pd what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare, you should know about this card; it's the only one of its kind... that carries the aarp name -- see if it's right for you. you choose your doctor. choose your hospital. and
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2009 7:00am EDT
wonder because they are on the other side of pakistan. it would be a good strategic movement if india made the move towards bin laden, if he is still alive. another question, perhaps we are already monitoring bin laden? perhaps our intelligence has him on the phone all the time? could that be possible? guest: i wish it were, but it would speak to some kind of nefarious plot. if he were on the phone and we have not killed him. if we are listening to him on the phone we can geo-locate him and he would be yesterday's news. so, i seriously doubt we're listening to him. secondly, part of the problem we have in afghanistan is we have already allowed a large indian presence, both economically, and they are doing a lot of construction with people dressed as civilians but who are really military engineers. people in the u.s. do not realize the degree of paranoia between two nuclear-armed countries, pakistan and india. to allow an indian military forces into pakistan would turn the pakistan knees entirely away from us. -- the pakistanis away from us. it is interesting as an idea, but in the lon
FOX News
Aug 26, 2009 7:00pm EDT
in the middle of an unstable region. it is surrounded by iran and afghanistan and its rival, india. there are questions about who this new leader is. >> that's right, there are more than one dozen taliban factions in pakistan. one of them is this man. he was supposed to share power with another taliban faction leader. we understand from western and pakistani intelligence officials that he might have been killed by his rival. right now, western intelligence officials are trying to exploit the division in the taliban. >shepard: we are reporting that he wants to have some high- profile attacks. do we have any idea what or where? >> he has made a statement in recent days to say that president obama is their number one enemy. high-profile attacks like the marriott bombing, he is threatening attacks like this according to western intelligence officials. he wants to rally his followers. shepard: jennifer, thank you. the government reports that the cash for clunkers program generated nearly 700,000 car sales. the program offered rebates of up to $4,500 for consumers that traded in gas guzz
FOX News
Aug 3, 2009 7:16pm EDT
april. today, authorities in india confirm that the nation's first h1n1 death has now occurred. here in the u.s., health officials are scrambling to put the brakes on the spread of the virus. steve harrigan is working our miami newsroom tonight and has the latest on the fight on this h1n1 strike. steve? >> shepard, right here in florida, there are 3,000 cases of the h1n1 virus across the state. 30 deaths. but if you do believe pandemic predictions coming out of the state, that number could rise as high as 5 million cases over the next two years. if it does reach that worst case scenario, it could really cripple the public labor force here. >> you could see over a quarter of the population absent from work on any given day of a wave of a pandemic. we don't know if this virus is going to be better or worse than it was in the spring and summer. we know this virus really hasn't gone away yet in this country. >> one more concern a new wave of the virus could hit later during hurricane season. reducing the number of first responders and landing a double whammy on the state's tourism indust
ABC
Aug 9, 2009 6:00pm EDT
were safely evacuated before that collapse there. torrential rains are also causing havoc in india. at least 43 people were killed in landslides in three remote villages in the himalayan foothi foothills. the region has become prone to such disaster because of the extensive deforestation there. >>> as so many children repair for a new school year, are they already a step behind? why some stay students shouldn't have taken a summer off. >>> and 40 years after the manson murders, should two now be set free? >>> and then later here, so much for that saying "if you sneeze, you lose." it might be the way to get ahead at work. how about a swim? i'm a little irregular today. don't you eat activia? for my little issues? they')re not that bad. summer' no time to put up with even occasional digestive problems. believe me, once they go away, it's mazing howtgood yo. announcer: activia is clinically proven to help regulate your digestive system in two weeks. summer' a wastin')... takeit works, or it's free.now./ ♪ activia so, what's the problem? these are hot. we're shipping 'em everywhere.
ABC
Aug 9, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. >>> and in india heavy rain triggered a landslide that buried three remote villages and killed 43 people. police and volunteers have been digging through tangled mud, rock and tree branches to try to find victims. so far they have pulled 20 bodies from under the heavy depre. >>> now, the forecast certified baltimore's most accurate by weather rate, and maryland's most powerful.com radar. >> wyatt every heart here to talk about the weather and everybody is talking about how hot it has been out there. >> that has been the big boost. thundershowers this afternoon in eastern maryland. that's all gone for the most part, we're watching even more heat coming out of the south and just a steam behalf on the way tomorrow. >> could we see some storm clouds pop up this afternoon. >> i think the best chance coming tuesday afternoon, evening, when we finally get a cool front coming in which we'll be waiving and ushering but let's take a look at what we are seeing outside tonight. >>> a gorgeous night visually but sticky. relative humidity up to 74%. temperature 75, no wind. boy that makes it field a little mo
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 5:00am EDT
before weakening to a tropical storm. >>> to northern india where torrential rains triggered a landslide and killed at least 40 people. a police official says three remote villages were buried in the disaster. police and volunteers have been digging through mud and rocks and tree branches to find bodies of the other victims. >>> you've seen labels but do you really know what these omega 3s mean? >> four ounces of salmon can have 50 times more the omega 3s in some of the these fortified products. >> how a local woman is fighting to get more in her diet and why you should do it too. >>> and another heated one in our neighborhood. 71 degrees already at 5:04. >>> for a check of the trains and buses here's the mta's mark jones. >> the commute start is good on the camden, penn, brunswick lines of marc. light lietd and metro subway on time. 27 and 44 bus taking diversions, watermain breaks continuing. 21 diverted at pennsylvania and dolphin. and the 17 still diverted at nursery and winterson. heavy volume on the 3 and 5 bus lines. for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. ♪ the art of getting
NBC
Aug 10, 2009 7:00pm EDT
it got in east india today, where typhoon seon is making a mess of things across the season. torrential rains, flooding in taiwan caused buildings to collapse. triggered a mudslide in one mountain vilge that reportedly buried up to 600 people. a pair of powerful earthquakes to report tonight as well. a 6.6 quake centered about 100 miles southwest of tokyo shook some buildings, forced a halt to the bullet train, in fact. no casualties or serious damage reported early on. and a 7.6 quake centered 20 miles down below the indian ocean, north of the andaman islands, triggered a tsunami watch for some time. a lot of it roughly the same region you'll recall devastated by that massive tsunami 4 1/2 years ago now. >>> general motors announced today it's boldly entering the era of ebay. the company says it hopes to soon offer its entire line of cars and trucks on the website where potential gm customers can bid on them. gm, as you may know, is undergoing a top-to-bottom rebuild. it just got out of bankruptcy. this rollout would start in california at first, and if it's successful, it would go on
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 9:00am EDT
security. >>> one of india'sla biggest moe stars was detained for two hours at newark's airport after they spotted the word "con" in his name. they say he was questioned for a little over an hour as a standard process for screening foreign travelers. he was heading to chicago to promote a new film about racial profiling. >>> and maryland governor has his own plan toro pduce $750 p million in state spending. the y udget secret to cut a 0cut another $toiollmin. a tcaloo lteid a to local governments, which will affect community le csge collegesnd and roads.s. he has been looking forgut ts c board of public works next week. >>> it will provide college kids extra security and parents extra peace of mind. it's to make sure they stay safe. derrick ward has more. >> reporter: move in day, the right of passages for sons and daughters. howard university and american university, parents say good-bye. >> i am not concerned about leaving her by herself. i am concerned about some of the things that may go on in the city. >> this is the best part of the city as far as i know. we are very excited. i
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 4:55am EDT
and i have trouble bringing in my workers from india or pakistan or singapore or britain? would it be a lot easier for me to move the job to the worker overseas and bring the workers to the job here? >> i had a conversation about three weeks ago with a google executive who is responsible for these decisions, director of global hiring. he says we hire and we locate our facilities wherever we can bring in the till to people we need. he said that at this point they think they basically interviewed everyone in the state of california. google searches the entire country and the entire world to find the best people and he said because it's hard to get the people in the u.s., we will locate in hong kong or singapore or europe and we're seeing microsoft for the first and has moved a research and development facility outside into vancouver because it's easier for them to get the people that want in canada. that is what companies will do. they can get them here they will go elsewhere. >> jackie, does it make sense to say that the mexican people are the ones that suffered the most of 9/11?
CNN
Aug 9, 2009 2:00pm EDT
in northern india after a massive landslide slammed over three villages decimating two. at least 15 bodies have been pulled from the debris and many were swept into the river. weeks of heavy rain triggered these mudslides. >>> felicia is yow downgraded to a tropical storm but heading toward hawaii. >> fredricka, we have some concerns there for the hawaiian islands, especially for you traveling, whether you're going the airways, delays over the next couple of days. if you're heading to the beach, that could be problematic as the waves ahead of this system are already pounding the hawaiian coast. a lot of the beaches have been closed down for this afternoon. felicia is a tropical storm now. this was once a formidable hurricane, a category 4 at one time. it's great it's weakening and we think tm continue to do that. we have strong winds here, so wind shear is breaking down the storm a little bit as well. the farther west is goes, the cooler the water temperatures are. they're a little marginal to support a system like this. we think you'll feel the impacts in addition to the waves, some heavy
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
for at least several more days. india, seven of eight monkeys stolen from a zoo have been recovered. police getting them back by pretending to be black market smugglers telling the thieves they wanted to buy the animals. they're rare bra citizenion marmsets, sadly one of them died. mexico, michael jackson fans by the thousands coming together to celebrate the king of pop's birthday. the crowd claiming they broke the record for most people dancing to the song thriller. ormsers claim nearly 13,000 people participated and are now awaiting confirmation from folks at the guinness books ♪ thriller, thriller . >> that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. a dramatic rescue caught on tape as a city councilman suffers a heart attack on live tv. and that video is just ahead. also, an update on those wildfires raging out of control in california. we're showing you live pictures right now of that scene north of los angeles. thousands of people forced from their homes, told to evacuate as hundreds of firefighters struggle to contain eight separate fires. we'll speak with a congress
FOX News
Aug 9, 2009 7:00pm EDT
of rain. >> india aa land slide triggered by heavy rains and leaving 43 people dead. police officials say three remote villages are buried. locals are dig through mud and rock look for those missing. extensive deportations left the region prone to land slide. new zealand. a church packed remembering those lost and wednesday in the ferry disaster. princess ferry sank with 149 people on board and 54 of them survived. police are investigating whether anyone could be criminally liable. >> iraq, sign of improvement as removal of protective blast walls on baghdad found on every street in the city. they separated closely knit neighborhood and now they are iconic simols of war and symbols that many are ready to put behind them. that's the wrap on fox's trip around the world in 80 seconds. back it israel a deadly shoot nothing a gay and lesbian youth center, and now the investigation where it stands. ria ninan has the latest. >> police are searching for a suspect and they will not reveal what the moist was for the attack. >> memorial in downtown tel aviv was held under tight security. tens of thou
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 2:00am EDT
. it will have a big impact on our economy and our jobs. i call this the full employment act for india and china. what we are going to do if we pass this bill, and by the way, we talk about what the greatest threat to freedom is this is that the health care bill or the capt. trade bill? they are both huge threat, but i think the capt. trade is even more -- i think the cap and the trade is even more dangerous. you'll know that it will haven't -- not have an impact on global climate change because factories and plants and facilities in so many of the things of our manufactured in our industrial sector will move from the united states and will move to china and will move to india and indonesia and it is interesting because i follow these global climate packs and when you go to these things, there is only one thing the rest of the world can agree on. they want the united states to go first. they want us to drop off the close first. that is why the day that the u.s. house of representatives passed that capt. trade bill -- that cap and trade bill, they had parades' in the streets in india. i hope that
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2009 11:00pm EDT
from mexico. the future of america is in jeopardy. we do not have an energy policy. china and india are pressed to take the rest of our jobs. their energy policies will handle this because we will not compete. available, affordable, energy. that is the future of this country. we will never have the resources to pay down the debt if we do not have a piper economy. but we do not grill, -- drill, opec will. >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome national logger -- blogger. >> good morning. i hope you are enjoying a great lineup. what a great conference we are having, right? absolutely. i am thinking to myself, americans for prosperity some of you may remember a time when that would have been considered a redundancy, americans for prosperity. that is like say slimmers for getting wet. -- saying swimmers for guessing what. america was built for prosperity. american prosperity was an accident of history and geography. we did happen to land on a continent with a lot of natural resources. you just have to know how to use them. we happen to build a mighty arsenal of the market sea around the world
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 10:00pm EDT
by immigration officials at the newark airport. some angry fans are burning american flags in india while others are marching with posters of shah rukh khan. immigration officials say it was just a routine stop. khan is now downplaying the incident while promoting his new movie boo racial profiling post 9/11. >>> who would possibly -- could possibly beat tiger woods? someone did today in a major tournament, believe it or not. c. that's 8 hours while you wear it, plus an additional 8 hours of relief after you take it off! thermacare® delivers heat that penetrates deep, to relax, soothe and unlock tight muscles. after the heat gets really deep, my muscles do feel loose. even after i took thermacare® off, my back stayed loose for the next day. go to trythermacare.com and get up to 16 hours of pain relief... ...with thermacare® i think i'll go with the basic package. good choice. only meineke lets you choose the brake service that's right for you. and save 50% on pads and shoes. meineke. >>> tiger woods has never lost a major tournament when he was leading at the start of the final round. well, t
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2009 1:00pm EDT
india, folks from asia. >> there's an awful lot of those folks, americans who are unemployed. who are in their mid-40s and things like that who are being moved out so these people can move in. >> now let's talk about health care. a little bit of tape of some of the more august liberals from the senate. we have what happened to john dingell this weekend, let's watch a little bit of that, also tom harkin in iowa. these are angry people. now, you're going to new hampshire tomorrow. the president is doing a town hall meeting. what do you think is going to happen in portsmouth, new hampshire? >> i've got my hands on one conservative new hampshire group that is recruiting volunteers to show up. they've been using facebook and other news groups to do that and they're trying to get people there. look, new hampshire, arguably, you know, new england invented the town hall meeting or the modern day town hall meeting. these folks now how to do it. so you have this feeling, i wouldn't be surprised if we see a mob scene on the outside, but i wouldn't be surprised if the white house almost hopes
MSNBC
Aug 20, 2009 11:00am EDT
a recent trip to china and india and pointed out clearly that not only are those countries do okay, but in some ways they're thriving, growing at 5, 6, 7%, even as the u.s. economy retracts. and ultimately, this global meltdown could be a tipping point from both of those countries to truly standing on par in some real ways with the u.s. and europe. other interesting unintended consequences, as we heard the president of iran, ahmadinejad, say he was going to make fairly significant appointments of women to his cabinet, that was certainly not the expectation three to six months ago as the election in iran neared, certainly not as the chaos that ensued. but what's so interesting about the world, you never know exactly what's going to happen and some of the pushback that's happened in iran has led to that. and it led me to wonder, what will be the consequences or unintended consequences of this august recess? the obama administration feared the recess, thinking it would put a stop on health care reform. but what if this new strategy brings president obama out, ultimately liberates demo
NBC
Aug 10, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for understanding. >>> another world record fell today in india. this time it is the coveted record for standing at the top of a ladder while riding a motorbike. the previous record was eight hours. but it should be noted that the record-holder took several breaks. today a dare devil rode for eight hours straight without a break and he stood on a 15-foot ladder the entire time. the record-breaker is a number of the indian military and is part of a motorbike dare devil team. the unit prides itself on taking challenges. they hold at least four world records.
CNBC
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
coming out of china, out of india, some domestic growth but it will be a slow growth. i don't think there will be no growth but slow growth. there is a risk we turn down later in the year. a lot of -- >> later this year? >> well, i would say into 2010. but you guys and i agree are great fans to warren buffett. he's noted for saying, you know, forecasting the future, tell you more about the forecast than they tell you about the future. once you get beyond the 12-month rice, you're talking politics s rather than economics. it will be highly unusual after fiscal stimulation in the monetary stimulation, injected in the economy didn't have the intended effect. >> over the weekend barron's said you would almost prefer a return that's tepid, because as long as the economy is subpar, less politicians are, they can't force through legislation, you go along with that or would you rather have a booming recovery? >> no. steady as she goes. >> really? >> give opportunity for the excesses to unwind. same thing for the stock market. our target at the beginning of the year, my vice chairman, a grea
FOX News
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
give up imported oil, that vast supply of oil in the middle east would be devoured by india and china. india has already said. not only will they not sign any global warming treaties but they are annoyed by us having asked them to sign it. brian: we understand the arctic circle is melting. therefore water ways we are going to have to spend money to protect. john kerry sudan result of did he vert in the north and repeat many times over and therefore terrorist also flourish. the center for naval analysis has looked at this and in 2007 came back with study arctic sea ice we have a whole new side of the continent that we have to defend. in terms darfur. really the first example of a country where climate change is exacerbated drought and the conflicts have been intensified. in fact, climate change is a force multiplier. you combine that with the idea that not only do the effects cause mass migrations. but also we are sending all these billions of dollars to our enemies. why? who could be about reducing the amount of oil. brian: john, a lot of people don't even see something that's valid g
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
and public memorials are being planned for him. india's health minister wants people to watch tv instead of having sex. it is the latest government effort to control india's population. the health minister says if they put electricity into every village, couples will fall asleep watching tv late nights, instead of making babies. some say it could help but it's no replacement for education and access to contraception. >>> in the story, apparently they talk to a man who has 23 children. and. >> and one wife? wow! >> i don't know about the wife part. >> 23. wow. all right. some car shoppers are going to dealerships to take advantage of the cash for clunkers. but when you show up, it's so popular. what happens if you show up and trade in your car and there is nothing really for you to choose from? >> and that's how popular this program has been. there are some lawmakers who have said at some of the dealership lots, the most popular cars are gone, but they still really want to use this program and accomplish its goals. so four weeks along, looking at an on-the-fly fix from the transportation
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
the same weekend one of india's biggest move i stars was reportedly detained for two hours. it happened at newark's airport after immigration officials spotted the word khan in .s name. the bollywood superstar was on his way to chicago when he was held for questioning. customs officials d ieny the clm and say he was questioned for a little over an hour as part of a standard process for screening foreign travelers. coincidentally, khan was heading to chicago to promote his new film about racial profiling. >>> up next on "news 4 today," grab the sunscreen. it's going to be a sweltering sunday. chuck bell's full forecast coming up next. >>> and he dominated in college. the nationals betting he'll do the same for them. details of a record-setting offer coming up. >>> their canvas is a concrete wall. 100 artists creating one massive work of art in northeast. they are painting a mural in the edgewood neighborhood. when they are done, the mural will be longer than a football field. artists of all ages andarying talents are taking part. if you would like to have a look, just hop on the train. y
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
statements by secretary clinton wishing the government, the pakistan and india a happy birthday, had the independent state. -- independence day. the secretary is airborne coming back to washington, d.c. after her compelling trip to africa. she met this morning before departing with prime minister jose mavis but obviously the trip represents the commitment the of all administration and the secretary to the partnership with africa. obviously a great deal of discussion over the past 12 days about reform on the continent, the lipitor, judicial police, constitutional, but stability and in the different parts of africa to somalia the united states interest both in promoting trade between africa and the united states but also promoting trade among the states of africa, a great deal of discussion paid to the outstanding pepfar efforts in the continent both in terms of combating hiv/aids but also malaria and the trip to omar where she focused on the crimes of gender based violence and very direct conversations with a number of countries about the imperative of good government, good governance
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, and india, and brazil, as long as they are there, been the fta problem is marginal. and then you have done doha round, it essential to poor countries and i think american farmers and ranchers have a bad case that their industry is more restricted and limited by foreign trade and any other. but agriculture is 8% of american exports. it is not going to grow even if there is a successful doha round. i think the administration goes to the public and say that we want to push for doha just as it is, the public should say the president is a smart guy and we trust him. given that trade is a dissident and difficult issue within the democratic party, i think that if the administration is going to make a big push for trade and spend capital on it, it has to have a different agenda that will do more for america as an economy and do more for our national security goals as a nation. let me give three points from my paper that i would like to say. one is, we need to look harder at ourselves and our own policies. they are not very good. if you look at the american system, we collect $25 million of tariffs
CNBC
Aug 19, 2009 4:00am EDT
on the india business report. >> following it up from asia, down by 50 points for the nifty right now. almost over 1%, though it's recovered from the low point of the day. we were staring down by about a 2%. you are seeing heavyweight selling, beat up markets are selling off and you are seeing institutional selling coming in. so reliance industries or in gc, both of these counters are giving off a lot by way of momentum. you have counters from the entire real estate space like unitech and glenn mark pharmaceuticals, that is one count which is in focus and trade today. here is perhaps the reason why. forest labs currently says they did not show positive results in the phase 2b trials pop so any jerk reaction coming in on opening bell. the counter was down about 18 odd percent. still continues to suffer, down about 14% on last count. some bit of recovery in ranbaxy, idn and a couple of other counters which have which has sold off a bit in the last week or so. with that, it's back to you. >> ayesha faridi, thank you very much. and it's back to becky now. >> the world is focusing on the economic
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 1:00pm EDT
into the indian ocean near india, that area over there, they would be called cyclone. but they are all the same rotating mass of stuff out there. so what are we looking for here? we will get rid of this guy for you and take a look at what's coming into possibly hawaii. we knew this thing was going to die, felicia. not a very big storm right now, even the center of circulation not where that convection is. that is great news, because we are going to see this thing make a run at hawaii, only as a tropical depression. they will get rain, they could still get flooding. this is still a very mountainous island, so if you get a lot of rain, we could see flooding here. that's the only threat at this point. big waves but not the storm surge and not a cat 3 or cat 4 storm. >> let's talk about waves or the tide just a little bit. look at these live pictures with me out of hollywood, florida. actually, i misspoke when they had all the wet towels on the whales. i should have known better, not keeping the mom and baby warm but trying to keep them wet so they don't dry out there in the sun. but now, chad, jus
FOX News
Aug 3, 2009 1:00pm EDT
, and they want to continue to compete with india and china, they may need to change their regulations. martha: how do they think they can fix these problems? >> the legislator needs to look at how this will affect their manufacturing base. by the end of world war ii, one out of three jobs was in manufacturing. now it is one out of 10. also, there should be a deadline. if you tell me to do this, the government should have a deadline to get the permit done. if you cannot get it done, i should get a discount on the fees that the government had to pay. basically, making the government live up to their promises. martha: it would have to work both ways. the government should have to be accountable for their own deadlines as well. >> that is right. if not, the state would lose read it -- revenue. they could be strung along forever. trace: in the meantime, breaking news from baja, california. there was an earthquake that struck their. the first earthquake am was 45 minutes ago. that one was moderate, 5.8 magnitude. the second one was massive, 6.9. the earthquake in northridge california was 6.7. befo
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of sweet out there and less sugar getting grown. it doesn't help that india the world's second largest producer suffers from a bad drought. like most economic issues these days, politics is a big part of the recipe. food companies pay higher prices for u.s. sugar because it's artificially high. kept that way for powerful lawmakers supporting the sugar beet and cane sugar farmers. chocolate and cookie makers want president obama to allow them to have more sugars overseas. there is a big debate simmering about that. even whether there is really a shortage of sugar in spite of the high prices. before you go to sugar shock, fearful you won't get hersheys, america won't likely run out of sugar. we don't emergency reserve like we do with the other commodity we crave, oil, but many of producers have stock piles so there is no need to horde the favorite food, though the world futures for the sweet stuff is on a sugar high in the economic times, racing prices for sugar, and like is one temptation most big food firms might have to resist. >> shannon: all right. i have to tell you that the produc
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
in hindi and nobody who's college educated in india they have a serious condition that they can't afford to treat and being able to buy a ticket and come. that would be more of a phenomenal on the most educated with one very notable exception. maybe at the border there would be people who come across the border to get medical care. there are -- and that would be another example. there are about 400,000 births to say illegal immigrants in the united states each year comprising 1 out of every 10 births in the u.s. what percentage are people who arrive pregnant, women who cross the border or overstay a visa pregnant. it could be a large number, 20,000 and it could cost taxpayers millions and it certainly does but it's hard to get a handle on how big is that is potentially but as robert pointed out, that if you don't verify which is what this new bill considers, that could grow much larger than whatever it is now. >> i would consider the precedent for medical tourism to be quite strong indeed because we've already done this once as a nation or something very similar. in the 1980s and 1990s,
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. there are international negotiations. i do not know how to get china and india to come along. if they will go along with it and we will not lose all manufacturers to china -- you understand china is in number one emitter of pollution, not the united states. they do not want to do it. india is even more adamant about doing it. then we lose their jobs. we need to get china under the umbrella and it takes a 2/3 vote in the senate to get it done. i think there is some protection for our consumers and interesindustry. >> glad to see you again today. i am a veteran. i am very proud to be a veteran. [applause] i belong to the american legion. in order for a person to be called a veteran that has to serve in the military, there are lots of people that are called veterans that cannot belong to the american legion. congress after world war roman one set up the american legion. is the largest veterans' organization in the world. we have a lot of people. in order to belong to the american legion, you had to be in the service during a war. we had a lot of people that after correa, vietnam, world war i, if they
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
report to hit land based targets, could be a threat to india. the action may mean new tensions between the u.s. and pakistan over the weapons development and could trigger an arms race with india the u.s. tried to end and pakistan denies this accusation. well, presidents, family and friend gave a final farewell to senator ted kennedy at a two hour service at the bah celica of our lady of perpetual health in boston. one of the; is that right's sons, ted kennedy, jr. remembered his dad. >> he said, teddy, republicans love this country just as much as i do. and one of those wonderful experiences that i will remember today is how many of his republican colleagues are sitting here right before him. that's a true testament to the man. >> the senator's final resting place is at arlington national cemetery next to his brothers, robert and john f. kennedy. an autopsy of celebrity disc jockey dm. more tests are planned. remembering the last time he was heard from 1 a.m. on friday when he sent a text message to two budies planning a trip to legislation. he was found dead with a crack pipe and a h
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
trade, which is to say europe, china, japan, maybe in the future brazil, india and so on, as long as they are not on this fta list and the ogrin is marginal. then you have the doha round. centrality of agriculture to it is very important to poor countries and i think american farm -- farmers and ranchers have a good case to say that their industry is more restricted and more limited by foreign trade barriers than any other. agriculture is about eight or 10% of american exports which is not going to go even if there is a big and successful doha round. so i think if the administration goes to the public and says we want to make a big push for doha at least as it is and for these fta is the public will say the president is a smart guy, i kind of trust in. not got much to do with me. and given that trade is a difficult issue within the democratic party, i think of the administration is going to make a big push for trade, and spend political capital on it, it needs to have a somewhat different agenda that will do more for america as an economy and do more for our national security goal
CNBC
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
what is at the center of the multi-lateral system. g-7 is outdated, doesn't include china, india, and other bodies are also not as effective. and to see this coming meeting is loud to lapse is an issue. i hope in the next few weeks we jump-start this process. >> i would use your term to the bank of england directly. if you're going to be a player and regulator, you don't win, then if you're the referee and the player and you can't win, then you've got a real problem on your hands. certainly i think our fed has done a better job to say we are going to get out of qe first and use other facilities to keep the system working the best we can. >> mohammed a couple of quick crude market questions before we run out of time. back on july 28th, headlines ran that said, as you know, el-erian said stock rally won't continue with lack of revenue. el-erian selling into corporate bond equity rally. is that still happening? do you think markets have hit their high for the year? >> we position ourselves more cautiously. we think at these levels risk assets of pricing a lot of good news, not just
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
.5 quake hit tokyo. a 7.6 hit india ocean near the indian islands triggering a tsunami watch. >>> right now, the white house is working on a list of 50 new guidelines to measure how successful the war is going in afghanistan. our top military official there, general stanley mccrystal said the taliban is gaining momentum and we should be prepared to lose more of our troops in the coming months. the fellow for new american security. he returned from afghanistan where he served on general mccrystal's strategy review team. good to see you. glad you could be with us. >> sure thing. >>> we're talking about a report that talks about afghanistan and the possible solutions. the deterioration of the situation in afghanistan is conspicuous. general mccrystal told "the wall street journal" that the taliban is gaining the upper hand. you recently returned from there, as you said, what did you find that the situation on the ground? >> the situation is deteriorating in one sense. the other sense, the american people should understand that it's not like the taliban or the network or any of these insur jebt
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